April Events and gatherings

Apr 11, 2010 in Entertainment, Events

Don’t let Tax Day get you down. There’s lots of fun things to attend- Music, Earth Day, Pugs and West End talent You choose!

Can you sing? April 15th, Thursday– Audition to sing the National Anthem at the AMGEN Tour of California! Wine Country Radio is holding auditions for their annual Anthem Contest, 6-8 p.m. at the Russian River Brewing Company. Come prepared to belt out the National Anthem on stage and have your performance video taped. The top 5 performers will have their videos posted on Wine Country Radio websites for radio listeners to vote on their favorite, who will ultimately sing the anthem at the AMGEN Tour of California celebration in Santa Rosa on May 17th! Russian River Brewing Co. 725 4th Street.

April 15th Thursday 7-9 p.m. – Free Live Swing and Jump Blues!! Miss Kitty & the Big Dogs. West End’s Tim Sarter plays bass. Free all ages show at Cafe Azul, 521 4th St. Next to Checkers.

Miss Kitty and the Big Dogs

Miss Kitty and the Big Dogs

April 15th ThursdaySurf Movie Night and the Missus’s birthday. 7p.m. – 11:45 p.m. at Toad in the Hole. Toad in the Hole

April 17th, Saturday Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day downtown & enjoy food, music, eco-friendly crafts & activities for kids, volunteer opportunities, local vendors, and environmental organizations.12p.m. to 4 p.m. in Courthouse Square.

Earth Day Fair 2010 in Courthouse Square

April 17th, Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  “Family Day,” at the Sonoma County Museum . Admission is free with kids’ activities throughout the day! 425   7th Street  Sonoma Country Museum

April 17th, Saturday at 8 p.m.The Traveling Hillbilly Blues Band featuring cast members from the recent 6th Street Playhouse production of “Hank Williams, Lost Highway”. The musicians are Tahmus Rounds, Jim Peterson, Chris Rovetti, West End neighbor Tim Sarter and Dave Zirbel. Excellent musicians and a great show. Don’t miss it! At Aubergine After Dark, 755 Petaluma Ave. Sebastopol $5 cover charge  The Traveling Hillbilly Blues Band

The Taveling Hillbilly Blues Band

The Traveling Hillbilly Blues Band

April 18th, Sunday 3 p.m.– Pug Play Day at DeTurk Round Barn Park. Watch masses of playful pugs cavorting around. Other friendly dogs and breeds are invited to attend. Join the Pug Play Day mailing list for lots of interesting information including Pug adoption/rescue opportunities. Lisa Howard    lhoward@sonic.net

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